Two Lifeline providers to pay USD 1 mln to settle FCC charge

Tuesday 26 February 2013 | 22:11 CET | News
Two affiliated Oklahoma companies participating in the FCC's Lifeline programme for low-income consumers, TerraCom and YourTel America, have agreed to pay more than USD 1 million in reimbursements and voluntary contributions to the US Treasury. The payments resolve an FCC Enforcement Bureau investigation into whether the companies violated programme rules. The enforcement action was brought under the FCC's new Lifeline rules guarding against waste, fraud and abuse, which made clear that only one Lifeline subscription is allowed per household and initiated a process to scrub carrier rolls for

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FCC / YourTel America
Countries: United States
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